Human Resources Jobs
Where there are people who need to be managed, there is a need for a human resource professional. With the next wave of retirements on the horizon, there are huge opportunities for recent graduates and experienced HR professionals with the skills to train those young professionals.
Growth in the Human Resources Industry
Over the last year, the industry has seen strong growth, with a large pocket of demand growth in the Edmonton and surrounding areas. The strongest industries of growth for human resources are in manufacturing and healthcare fields.
Experience and Pre-Requisites for the HR Industry
Entry-Level HR Requirements
When hiring entry-level grads for internal human resources teams, employers usually require applicants with a post-secondary education in human resources, with preference given to Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources.
Executive Level HR Requirements
When looking for candidates for director of human resources roles, applicants usually require a degree in Human Resources and at least 5+ years experience in Human Resources Management. In addition to this, certifications in specialist HR programs and the CHRP/SPHR certification are considered an asset.
The Demand for HR Generalists
While many large businesses require human resource professionals in a wide variety of specializations, there is a strong demand for HR Generalists in small to medium-sized Alberta businesses. In these roles, small business owners require one human resource administrator to consult on all things ‘human resources’, from recruitment and job descriptions to wellness programs and benefits.
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Current as of: August 16, 2019
Opportunity: 65199 City: AB - Nisku
Current as of: May 9, 2019
Opportunity: 64972 City: BC - VANCOUVER